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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research and teaching assistantship (postdoctoral, 3+3y) in Logic and Semantics, Munich, GERMANY

A position for a

 Research and Teaching Assistant

 at the chair for Theoretical Computer Science at Ludwig-Maximilians
 University Munich is available.  This position is for 3 years
 initially with the option of an extension by another 3 years.

 The research area should fall within Logic and Semantics, understood
 broadly to cover semantics of logics and programming languages,
 program analysis, mathematical logic, categorical logic and type
 theory, verification and model-checking, logical aspects of
 computational complexity.

 The position carries a teaching load of 5 hours/week during term
 time. Typically, assistants are in charge of organisation, tutorials,
 and exercises for a larger undergraduate course. Later on, assistants
 can also give advanced courses on their research topic and related
 areas so as to gain experience with independent teaching.

 Applicants should have a relevant PhD degree. Candidates with an
 excellent Master's degree are also encouraged to apply; in that case
 there is the opportunity to obtain a PhD on the position.

 We offer a modern, friendly, and cooperative working environment.  The
 position is available at the Institute for Informatics of
 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitt in Munich, Germany. LMU is an equal
 opportunities employer.  According to tier A13 of German civil
 servants' remuneration table the salary is roughly 3,000EUR/month
 before tax, depending on age and family situation.

 Applications should be sent by E-Mail to Sigrid Roden
 roden@tcs.ifi.lmu.de as a single PDF file containing in particular CV,
 research statement, and the names of two potential referees.

 There is no
 deadline. Applications will be assessed on an on-going basis until the
 position is filled.  Questions about the position can be directed to
 Martin Hofmann (hofmann@ifi.lmu.de).

 Prof. Martin Hofmann
 Institut fuer Informatik der
 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen
 Lehr- und Forschungseinheit fuer Theoretische Informatik